FreeNAS Overview

FreeNAS is the #5 ranked solution in our list of top NAS tools. It is most often compared to StarWind Storage Appliance: FreeNAS vs StarWind Storage Appliance

What is FreeNAS?
FreeNAS is an operating system that can be installed on virtually any hardware platform to share data over a network. FreeNAS is the simplest way to create a centralized and easily accessible place for your data. Use FreeNAS with ZFS to protect, store, backup, all of your data. FreeNAS is used everywhere, for the home, small business, and the enterprise.
Buyer's Guide

Download the NAS Buyer's Guide including reviews and more. Updated: June 2021

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Its support for Hyper-V clusters needs improving, but you can present the storage as CIFS, NFS, iSCSI, etc.

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After using FreeNAS I will never spend money for commercial products like Dell or 3Par.